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Low levels of pro-inflammatory agent help cognition in rats

January 28, 2014

Although inflammation is frequently a cause of disease in the body, research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicates that low levels of a pro-inflammatory cytokine in the brain are important for cognition.


CTRC researcher part of multi-team European cancer project

January 15, 2014

Broad-spectrum cancer drug is goal of $8 million endeavor


Doctor of Nursing Practice Program earns maximum five-year accreditation

January 13, 2014

New D.N.P. degree earns perfect review visit


Study of veterans reveals suicide-related behavior not direct result of anti-epileptic drugs

January 13, 2014

Suicidal ideation peaks before, not after, drugs are prescribed


Dual fellowship-trained orthopaedic oncologist joins UT Medicine

January 13, 2014

With the arrival of Zachary Child, M.D., the Health Science Center is now one of only five locations in the United States with an orthopaedic surgeon who is trained in complex spinal and musculoskeletal oncology.


Discovery leads to patent for novel method of treating traumatic brain injury

January 9, 2014

Compounds stimulate ‘caretaker cells’ to reduce swelling


Nurse leader appointed to serve on federal health care commission

January 9, 2014

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 9, 2014) – Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor of nursing at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has been appointed to a second three-year term as a commissioner for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commiss …


Amino acid’s increase is suspected in diabetes

January 6, 2014

Research examines effects of lower and higher tyrosine levels


Childhood cancer survivor grant allows HSC researchers to launch survivorship program

December 16, 2013

UT Health Science Center researchers are developing a new survivorship program and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation has awarded a one-year infrastructure grant of $50,000 to the Health Science Center to help kick-start it.


A year after Sandy Hook, RAHC psychiatrist is reaching out to schools

December 10, 2013

Marian Moca, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and director of the child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) in Harlingen, was in Connecticut when the Sandy Hook tragedy unfolded one year ago Dec. 14.


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